Kristyn Borrelli graduated with honors from the University of Delaware in 2016 with a B.S. in Neuroscience and a minor in Biological Sciences. As an undergraduate, she worked in the lab of Dr. Tania Roth, investigating the effects of prenatal stress on the methylation of the BDNF gene using a rodent model. She additionally worked in the cardiology department of Hvidovre Hospital near Copenhagen, Denmark on a project assessing risk factors in the treatment of non-ischemic heart failure. For her graduate work, she is currently interested in studying epigenetic factors in addiction.